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Buxman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Buchsmann a topographic name from Middle High German buhs(boum) ‘box (tree)’ (an early loanword from Latin buxus of the same meaning) + man ‘man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Butman, Burman, Burgman, Putman, Bulman, Waxman, Bultman, Furman

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Where is the Buxman family from?

You can see how Buxman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buxman family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Buxman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Buxman family living in California. This was about 17% of all the recorded Buxman's in USA. California and 1 other state had the highest population of Buxman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buxman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buxman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Shaver was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Buxman. 100% of Buxman men worked as a Shaver. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Shaver
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Census Records

There are 647 census records available for the last name Buxman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buxman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 30 immigration records available for the last name Buxman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 114 military records available for the last name Buxman. For the veterans among your Buxman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buxman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Buxman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Buxman in 1960 was 48, and 88 in 2004.

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